Movie Review: Tangled

April 7, 2011

Well I finally took the chance to go see this movie that all my friends are raving about. Was it good? Yes. IT WAS BEAST.

Do you like the way Disney is taking classic fairy tales and morphing them into something cooler? I do. How’d you like The Princess and the Frog, the way they added jazz and flair to the whole story? Tangled, as you might have guessed already, is a retelling of Rapunzel. And Disney brings it to a whole new level. Read the rest of this entry »


Movie Review: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

March 23, 2011

This movie was absolutely incredible. On the surface it looks like your standard “girl gets magical powers, abuses them, learns an Aesop lesson and comes out of it more mature than before” boring movie. …It’s not. It’s so much better.  Read the rest of this entry »

Movie Review: Tekkon Kinkreet

February 21, 2011

The general reaction of people who see the cover of Tekkon Kinkreet, a full-length Japanese animated film, is “what is that what the heck why is the art so weird that’s weird I don’t want to watch.” That was my first reaction, at least. But this movie is just one of those movies you need to watch.  Just have a little faith in me, and I promise you won’t be disappointed.  It’s amazing.

The two boys in the picture above are named Black and White, and they live in Treasure Town as orphans on the street. Black is a fierce fighter that rules the streets with force, while White, several years younger, is a dreamy, innocent boy that’s a little out of touch with reality. Read the rest of this entry »

Movie Review: The Green Hornet

February 8, 2011

This movie has now become my #1 favorite movie of all time.

I first went to see it with my friends because of Jay Chou (who plays Kato in this movie). You may have seen my earlier post about Mandopop. Jay Chou (or 周杰伦) is known as the “king of Mandopop”, and he is super super famous in Asian countries. When I first heard that he was going to act in this movie with Seth Rogen (who plays Britt Reid), I knew I had to go watch it. And I was not the least bit disappointed. Read the rest of this entry »

Movie Review: Shrek Forever After

January 31, 2011

When I heard this movie was coming out, I was like, “Another one?” This is the fourth movie in the Shrek series, the previous films being Shrek, Shrek 2, and Shrek the Third. I didn’t expect it to be good, because most sequels can never match up to the first movie. But, this one definitely met up to my standards. Read the rest of this entry »

Movie: Mamma Mia!

January 19, 2011

Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is about to get married to her fiance, Sky, but she wants two more things: 1) to have a big white wedding on a romantic island; and 2) to have her father give her away. She has no idea who her father is since her mother, Donna (Meryl Streep), never got married, but after ransacking the attic, she finds her mother’s old diary. Read the rest of this entry »

Movie Review: Legend of the Guardians The Owls of Ga’Hoole

January 12, 2011

I remember reading this series when I was in elementary school. Apparently, it’s based on the first three books of the series: The Capture, The Journey, and The Rescue, all written by Kathryn Lasky (who, interestingly enough, was an executive producer of this movie). So when it came out in DVD, I decided to watch it. Read the rest of this entry »

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